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This spacious earth is all the Lord's; The Lord's her fulness is

This spacious earth is all the Lord's; The Lord's her fulness is

Published in 9 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The spacious Earth is all the Lord's;
the Lord's her Fulness is,
The World, and they that dwell therein,
by sov'reign Right are His.
2 He fram'd and fix'd it on the Seas;
and his Almighty Hand
Upon inconstant Floods has made
the stable Fabrick stand.

3 But for Himself this Lord of All
one chosen Seat design'd;
O! who shall to that sacred Hill
desir'd Admittance find?
4 The Man whose Hands and Heart are pure,
whose Thoughts from Pride are free;
Who honest Poverty prefers,
to gainful Perjury.

5 This, this is he, on whom the Lord
shall show'r his Blessings down;
Whom God his Saviour shall vouchsafe
with Righteousness to crown.
6 Such is the Race of Saints, by whom
the sacred Courts are trod;
And such the Proselytes, that seek
the Face of Jacob's God.

7 Erect your Heads, eternal Gates;
unfold, to entertain
The King of Glory; See! He comes
with his celestial Train.
8 Who is this King of Glory? Who?
The Lord for Strength renown'd;
In Battle mighty; o'er his Foes,
eternal Victor crown'd.

9 Erect your Heads, ye Gates; unfold
in State to entertain
The King of Glory; See! He comes
with all His shining Train.
10 Who is this King of Glory? who?
The Lord of Hosts, renown'd;
Of Glory He alone is King,
who is with Glory crown'd.

Source: A New Version of the Psalms of David: fitted to the Tunes used in Churches #XXIV

Text Information

First Line: This spacious earth is all the Lord's; The Lord's her fulness is
Source: Tate & Brady
Publication Date: 1830
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #297

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #297

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #297

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #P.XXIVa

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #P.XXIVa

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #324

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A New Version of the Psalms of David #XXIV

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A New Version of the Psalms of David #44

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Sacred Poetry #XXIVa

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